Obituaries
Obituaries

Mildred McLean-Terrell, 86, was a fearless traveler who loved to visit her family

Mrs. Terrell was loved for her smile, personality and sense of style, and her willingness to travel anywhere impressed her family and friends.

Dennis Small Jr., 37, went from Roman Catholic High to the Marines to Alaska

Mr. Small reminded his mother of Bear Grylls, an adventurer and former British serviceman. A difference was Mr. Small's tattoo of the Philadelphia skyline,

Dennis Small Jr., 37, went from Roman Catholic High to the Marines to Alaska

Mr. Small reminded his mother of Bear Grylls, an adventurer and former British serviceman. A difference was Mr. Small's tattoo of the Philadelphia skyline,

Dale L. Kinley, kidney transplant survivor and longtime Weavers Way worker, dies at 68

Despite decades of struggle due to kidney failure and two transplant operations, Ms. Kinley didn't let the disease define her. She never complained, her husband said.

Dale L. Kinley, kidney transplant survivor and longtime Weavers Way worker, dies at 68

Despite decades of struggle due to kidney failure and two transplant operations, Ms. Kinley didn't let the disease define her. She never complained, her husband said.

Sarah Nader, 107, served in World War II and lived a life full of laughter

Mrs. Nader was known for her infectious smile and big laugh. She and husband Bill lived for a time in South Philadelphia, where they owned a haberdashery, and later moved to Concordville.

Sarah Nader, 107, served in World War II and lived a life full of laughter

Mrs. Nader was known for her infectious smile and big laugh. She and husband Bill lived for a time in South Philadelphia, where they owned a haberdashery, and later moved to Concordville.
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Linda Kriger, a medical journalist, author, and teacher of Jewish ethics, dies at 69

Mrs. Kriger was as interested in the people behind the story as the narrative itself, a colleague said. She was a respected medical writer for The Inquirer.

These are the people we’ve lost to COVID-19 in Greater Philadelphia

Relatives. Friends. Neighbors. Colleagues. People met here for the first time. All are connected by a shared tragedy: They are victims of COVID-19, the disease that has killed hundreds in the Philadelphia area. Here are some of their stories.

Anibal Francisco de Brito, 90, saw the world as a merchant marine but was the heart of a North Philadelphia block

Mr. de Brito was a merchant marine from Cape Verde who moved to Philadelphia in 1968. He found work driving a truck delivering heavy kegs of beer for Schmidt Brewery Distribution Co.

Eugene Lothery, trailblazing African American TV and radio executive, dies at 78

Mr. Lothery started out in the CBS mailroom and took care to make friends while delivering mail. With lots of stops along the way, he climbed the CBS career ladder, one of few African Americans to do so at that time.

Mike Forrest, 76, former Channel 3 sportscaster, spent more than 40 years in the media business

Mr. Forrest worked at KYW-TV from 1978 through '82. He got his start as a tenacious news reporter in radio and carried that determination into his television work.

Richard Aronson, 94, helped win World War II, then built the Liberty Bell’s home

A graduate of Olney High and Drexel, Mr. Aronson was a friend and contemporary of Jack Kelly Jr. in the bricklaying business.

Barry Gelman, 66, battled health issues with courage and made friends easily

Mr. Gelman faced many health challenges before and after his 2011 liver transplant but fought them courageously. "He said he had nine lives," his stepdaughter said.

Jean Campbell Moore, educator, social work administrator, and radio host, dies at 92

Dr. Moore was a skilled interviewer on Temple radio WRTI-FM. Her show was called University Forum. "I do a lot of research," she said. "I am not interested in sensationalism."

Thomas B. Morris Jr., former Dechert law firm partner and chairman, dies at 83

Thomas Morris, a retired partner at the center city law firm of Dechert LLC, died May 14 of Lewy body dementia. He was 83.

Mary Schneider, 91, and George Schneider, 88, loved doing everything together

Married 63 years, the Schneiders loved attending Phillies games and Philadelphia Orchestra concerts. They died three days apart.

Antoinette Iadarola, retired president of Cabrini University in Radnor, dies at 80

Dr. Iadarola undertook an ambitious building program on Cabrini University's Radnor campus. She expanded the curriculum and increased student enrollment.

Abraham Emanuel Brown, 85, worked as a security guard and loved to garden

Mr. Brown was known to help neighbors with their gardens and cut lawns and shovel snow without being asked. He just liked being nice.

Cathy Apothaker, 89, was a businesswoman and widow of prominent Philadelphia lawyer

She opened her own business after the death of her husband, turning Country Floors at 1706 Locust St. into a popular spot for interior designers from around the country.

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